I’ve been feeling a rush of emotion as I prepare for the last issue of The Long Island Catholic as a weekly newspaper.

After all, I have been here for a little more than 26 years, slightly more than half of the existence of the paper, as founded by Bishop Walter Kellenberg and Msgr. Richard Hanley, our first editor.
The emotions hit as I try to finish up my last stories, knowing they are the last stories that I will write for TLIC readers but also as I go through my e-...


“There is no place for discrimination on Boston’s Freedom Trail.”

Last spring, the prestigious Harvard University held Sex Week at Harvard.

Eighteen and a half years ago, our first daughter was born. She was a tiny thing,

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August 12: Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 

Sunday, August 19: Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

This past decade has seen a plethora of movies dealing with superheroes:

These are very exciting times in our diocese. We have been blessed by our

I am just back from a relaxing few days on the coast of southern Maine.

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